Swindells Career-Best 171 As Leicestershire Draw

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Wednesday’s County Championship action saw Harry Swindells make a career-best 171 not out for Leicestershire with Craig Miles completing a 5-wicket haul for Warwickshire as we had a number of draws ahead of the final round of games next week.

Warwickshire vs Durham

Resuming on 173/5, the visitors would move their score onto 213 before Ned Eckersley would be caught by Sam Hain off the bowling of Rob Yates for 27 before Jack Burnham would be the other wicket to fall as he was caught by Yates off the bowling of Craig Miles for 2 (completing a 5-fer for the bowler) – David Bedingham (92) and Graham Clark (8) the not out batsmen.

WAR 237 (95 overs), DUR 253/7 (90 overs)

Points: WAR 11, DUR 13

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Gloucestershire vs Middlesex

Day 3 would see the hosts resume on 198/6, the hosts would move the score onto 262 before Oliver Price would be caught by White off the bowling of Tim Murtagh for 33 with Matt Taylor bowled by Daryl Mitchell without scoring. Daniel Worrall would be caught by White off the same bowler for the same score before Dominic Goodman would be the final man out as he was caught by Ethan Bamber off the bowling of Murtagh for 7 -Tom Price not out for 35.

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Chasing 420 to win, Middlesex would lose Joshua de Caires as he was caught by Glenn Phillips off Worrall’s bowling for 4 before Sam Robson would be LBW to Matt Taylor without scoring. Peter Handscomb would be the final wicket to fall as he was LBW to Worrall for 14 with Steve Eskinazi and Mitchell finishing the day on 48 and 21 not out respectively.

GLO 248 (94.1 overs) & 272 (72.2 overs), MID 101 (36 overs) & 97/3 (57 overs)

Bonus points: GLO 4, MID 3

Hampshire vs Surrey

Resuming on 6/2 following on, the visitors lose Amar Virdi as he was caught by Felix Organ off the bowling of Keith Barker for 3 before Ryan Patel would be bowled by Kyle Abbott for 16. Jamie Smith would be caught by Ian Holland off the bowling of Organ for 14 before Ben Geddes would be bowled by Colin de Grandhomme for 15.

Jordan Clark would be LBW to Barker for 4 before Jamie Overton would be the final wicket to fall, bowled by Organ for 11, with Hashim Amla (37 off 278 balls) and Rikki Clarke (2) the two not out batsmen.

HAM 488 (134.5 overs), SUR 72 (19.2 overs) & 122/8 FO (104.5 overs)

Points: HAM 15, SUR 11

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Somerset vs Leicestershire

Resuming on 390/7, the visitors would add 85 to their overnight total during the day with Harry Swindells and Ed Barnes finishing with 171 and 83 respectively before the teams would shake hands.

SOM 461/9 (115 overs), LEI 475/7 (152 overs)

Points: SOM 15, LEI 14

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Lancashire vs Kent

With Lancashire declaring on their overnight score of 259/9, the visitors would lose Ollie Robinson early as he was caught behind by Dane Vilas off the bowling of Luke Wood for 2 before Jordan Cox would be caught by Luke Wells off the bowling of James Anderson for 11. Joe Denly would be next out as he was caught by Alex Davies off the bowling of Danny Lamb for 17 before Heino Kuhn would be caught by Wells off the bowling of Tom Hartley for 21.

Tawanda Muyeye would be LBW to the same bowler for 7 before Darren Stevens would fall LBW to Wells for 17. Matt Milnes would be caught by Vilas off the bowling of Hartley before Harry Podmore would be the final wicket to fall a couple of balls later without scoring – Jack Leaning and James Logan would finish 53 and 3 not out respectively.

KEN 74 (26.2 overs) & 149/8 (74 overs), LAN 259/9 (91 overs)

Points: LAN 13, KEN 11

Sussex vs Glamorgan

Resuming on 111/4, the hosts would add 51 to their overnight score before opener Ali Orr would be LBW to David Lloyd for 80 with Danial Ibrahim the other batsmen out, LBW to Timm van der Gugten, for 17 – they would declare with captain Ben Brown 100 off 134 balls and Will Beer 23 not out.

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Chasing 275 to win, Glamorgan would lose Lloyd as he was caught by Aaron Thomason off the bowling of Stuart Meaker for 17 before Colin Ingram would be caught by the same fielder off the bowling of Josh Carson for 27. Billy Root would be caught by Carter off the same bowler for 12 before opener Joe Cooke would be caught by Thomason off Beer for 19.

Kiran Carlson would be the final wicket to fall for 23, caught by Travis Head off the bowling of Carson, with Andrew Salter and Dan Douthwaite 19 and 14 not out respectively.

SUS 226 (75.3 overs) & 263/6 dec (36 overs), GLA 215 (64.5 overs) & 154/5 (50.2 overs)

Points: SUS 12, GLA 12

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